Speaking + Facilitation

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UPCOMING: June 12-15. Sydnie speaks at the Dance/USA conference with Kendra Ross and Nia Austin-Edwards.

Sydnie speaks with Ntozake Shange

Sept 25, 2018. Diaspora and Movement: A Conversation with Ntozake Shange '70 and Sydnie L. Mosley '07

Sydnie leads a procession.

Little Sallie Walker Play Date Experience. February 2019.

Town Hall: Dance Artistry & Advocacy in the Harlem Arts Community hosted by Dance/NYC and Harlem Arts Alliance. Harlem Hospital. September 2017.

NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally. Tompkins Square Park. 2016.

Camille A. Brown's The Gathering. Co-facilitated with Ebony Noelle Golden. 2017. Photos credit: Ra-Re Valverde

Performing Justice Workshop. Why Sex? Why Gender? Conference, Barnard College. May 2015.

Barnard Center for Research on Women Conference: Activism and the Academy: Celebrating 40 Years of Feminist Scholarship and Action, 2011.

Camille A. Brown's The Gathering. Co-facilitated with Ebony Noelle Golden. 2017. Photos credit: Ra-Re Valverde

Gibney Dance Center  - Dance/NYC Symposium Panelist, 2015.

As a speaker and facilitator, I maintain the sensitive balance between sharing prepared material and being responsive to the needs and energy of the room. I believe in the genius of the group, and value the discoveries that come from reflection, questions and critical dialogue. I bring embodied practices into all learning spaces knowing that movement allows us to digest and retain new knowledge. Movement activities also build community, trust and accountability in the space creating a more fertile learning environment. It is with these foundational practices that I am able to successfully engage participants in rooms of all sizes - from just a few folks to hundreds. 

Think of one thing that you want to change about our world and about our social condition.

See it. Look right at it. Open your hand to receive it...

Because you are going to make the vision, that dream, the truth.

Sydnie L. Mosley Dances (SLMDances) is a New York City-based dance-theater collective that works in communities to organize for gender and racial justice through experiential dance performance.

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